Acute Small Bowel Pseudo-Obstruction Due to AL-Amyloidosis

Katsanos, Konstantinos; Tzambouras, Nikolaos; Christodoulou, Dimitrios; Tsianos, Epameinondas V.; Bourantas, Konstantinos
November 2000
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3329
Academic Journal
Describes a case of acute small bowel pseudo-obstruction due to AL-amyloidosis in a 40-year-old woman admitted to a hospital with congestive heart failure. Medical history of the patient; Treatment administered to the woman; Potential role of erythromycin in triggering gut motility in pseudo-obstruction cases due to amyloidosis.


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